List of heads of state of Eritrea

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President of the
State of Eritrea
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Isaias Afewerki

since 24 May 1993
Residence President's Office, Asmara
Inaugural holder Isaias Afewerki
Formation 24 May 1993
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Presidents of Eritrea (1993–Present)[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
Eritrea De facto independence
27 April 1991 to 24 May 1993 Isaias Afwerki in 2002.jpg Isaias Afewerki, Secretary-general of the Provisional Government EPLF Becoming President
State of Eritrea
(Hagere Ertra)
Independence from Ethiopia
24 May 1993 to Present Isaias Afwerki in 2002.jpg Isaias Afewerki, President, Chairman of the National Assembly PFDJ Hitherto provisional government secretary-general; elected 22 May 1993


PFDJ People's Front for Democracy and Justice   authoritarian, government party, former EPLF
EPLF Eritrean People's Liberation Front   Eritrean nationalist, paramilitary separatist 1962–1993, from 1993 PFDJ

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